Volunteers needed for Riverbank cleanup Saturday in Wayne Twp.

PHOTO PROVIDED Volunteers are shown cleaning an area during a previous cleanup event.

McELHATTAN — CleanScapes is looking for volunteers to help with the West Branch Susquehanna Riverbank cleanup in Wayne Township on Saturday. Registration begins at noon and the cleanup will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Volunteers will be working alongside CleanScapes and Lock Haven University students as they collect litter and tires from a two-mile wooded West Branch Susquehanna Rivertrail floodplain. Volunteer teams will hike along the riverbank and collect litter and tires from the riverbank.

Closed toed shoes are mandatory-waterproof boots recommended (no bare feet or sandals) and denim or canvas material pants should be worn (woody debris can be sharp – no shorts or leggings). An extra jacket, hat, sunscreen, socks and shoes are highly recommended. Shoes will get muddy.

Insect spray repellent, gloves, trash bags, safety vests and lunch provided to all registered participants. Picnic style luncheon served at 1 p.m.

Meeting location and driving directions will be provided after you register with CleanScapes. Registration is requested by Thursday at noon. To register, contact CleanScapes Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy at clintoncountycleanscapes@yahoo.com or 570.726.3511.

Project partners, supplies and funding provided by CleanScapes members, Lock Haven University, Subway of Lock Haven, A-1 Portable Toilets, Clinton County Government, Wayne Twp. Landfill/Solid Waste Authority, PennDot District 2, the Clinton Co. Community Foundation, Weiss Markets, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, and event sponsorships provided by the Sons of Italy Lodge 146 and Brenda and Donald Lysle.

Next cleanup events will be this summer, the Bald Eagle Creek Cleanup on July 27 and the West Branch Susquehanna River cleanup Sept 7.

To learn more visit www.cleanscapes-ncpa.com.


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